Roo Harrigan is the Strategic Engineering Projects Lead at Slack. She’s also the self-proclaimed Mentor Queen.
Charlie and Oz dig into about Roo's tips for finding mentors, achieving flow state, and onboarding engineers. We also learn that Oz has never worked in the food services industry. Oh, and they remember to introduce themselves and Roo at the beginning. Progress!
Links and resources:
- Roo’s 2015 blog post about becoming an engineer
- Front St. Trattoria, Red Bank, NJ
- Hackbright Academy
- Slack Reminders (Roo’s first project at Slack)
- Flow: The Pyschology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
- Roo Harrigan on Twitter
- Charlie Harrington on Twitter
- Oz Nova on Twitter
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Celebrating software engineers who've found their calling outside of routine web development, and imagining a future where the web is no longer the dominant platform.